FRIDAY, May 5th 2023

  • Opening ceremony

  • Establishing DBS Center- pitfalls and tips

    Darko Chudy, Croatia

  • History of Stereotactic Functional Neurosurgery

    Harith Akram, UK

  • Philosophy of management of Hypertonia in pediatric age group

    Walid Ahmed Abdel Ghany, Egypt

  • Coffee break

  • Radiofrequency lesioning Vs. Microvascular decompression for trigeminal neuralgia

    Ahmed M. Alkhani, Saudi Arabia

  • Deep Brain Stimulation experience in Ljubljana: patient analysis, complications, and future directions

    Mitja Benedičič, Slovenia

  • Functional neurosurgery: our experience at the University of Jordan

    Mahmoud Abdallat, Jordan/Germany

  • Lunch

  • Anatomy and physiology of subthalamic nucleus

    Goran Sedmak, Croatia

  • SEEG procedure

    Peter Reinacher, Germany

  • Coffee break

  • Panel discussion

    Harith Akram, Mitja Benedičič, Ahmed M. Alkhani, Peter Reinacher, Walid Abdel Ghany, Mahmoud Abdallat, Fadi Almahariq

  • Hands-on workshop

    Sponsored by Boston Scientific/Brainlab

There will be 10 minutes after each lecture for discussion and questions.

Dinner for lecturers and participants will be on Friday at 20h.

SATURDAY, May 6th 2023

  • Deep Brain Stimulation Step by Step

    Fadi Almahariq, Croatia

  • Step by step for Pallidotomy

    Mahmoud Abdallat, Jordan/ Germany

  • Targeting in Functional Neurosurgery

    Harith Akram, UK

  • Coffee break

  • Pediatric Intractable Epilepsy- Role of VNS beyond Seizures control

    Walid Ahmed Abdel Ghany, Egypt

  • Frame-based and frameless stereotactic biopsy for posterior fossa lesions

    Ziga Samsa, Slovenia

  • Frameless and fiducial-less method for Deep Brain Stimulation

    David Krahulik, Czech

  • Lunch

  • Selection of patients with Parkinson's disease, Dystonia and Tremor for Deep Brain Stimulation

    Petra Bago, Croatia

  • MR imaging in Deep Brain Stimulation

    Nataša Katavić, Croatia

  • Robotics in stereotactic neurosurgery- our experience with Ronna robotic system

    Domagoj Dlaka, Croatia

  • MRI morphometric and diffusion tensor imaging parameters as potential predictive factors in evaluation of patients with disorders of consciousness prior to Deep Brain Stimulation

    Marina Raguž, Croatia

  • Coffee break

  • Hands-on workshop

    Sponsored by Medtronic

  • Closing ceremony

There will be 10 minutes after each lecture for discussion and questions.